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Mar 01, 2019
SC verdict on provident fund contribution: Employers can still duck its full impact unless the government steps inThe long and short of the implications of the supreme court verdict is it is a shot in the arm for employees and a wake-up call to the government.
Feb 19, 2019
Union Cabinet hikes dearness allowance by three percent, move to benefit 1.1 crore govt employees and pensionersThe decision in this regard was taken at the Union Cabinet meeting chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
Aug 29, 2018
Cabinet approves additional 2% hike in DA and DR; to benefit 1.1 crore central govt employees, pensionersThe impact on the exchequer on account of both DA and DR would be Rs 6,112.20 crore per annum and Rs 4,074.80 crore in the financial year 2018-19
May 10, 2018
Centre's move to scrap MP airfare DA draws flak across party lines: Narendra Modi faces side-effects of political reformWhen Narendra Modi govt proposed in the Budget that the DA should be scrapped, MPs from across party lines got together to protest the proposed withdrawal.
Mar 08, 2018
7th Pay Commission: Dearness allowance hiked to 7% from 5% for govt employees, pensionersThe hike in dearness allowance will benefit about 48.41 lakh central government employees and 61.17 lakh pensioners.
Sep 12, 2017
Centre hikes dearness allowance to 5% for 1.1 crore employees, pensionersThe decision to hike dearness allowance was taken at the Union Cabinet meeting chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi
Mar 16, 2017
Cabinet clears additional 2% dearness allowance from 1 Jan, bonanza for 49 lakh govt staffThe hike in the DA/DR is as per the agreed methodology of taking average of Consumer Price Index-Industrial Workers for the past 12 months.
Mar 15, 2017
Dearness Allowance hiked by 2% from 1 January, will benefit close to 50 lakh employeesThe Centre on wednesday increased dearness allowance and dearness relief to 4 percent from existing 2 percent from 1 January 2017, benefiting 48.85 lakh employees and 55.51 lakh pensioners.
Oct 27, 2016
Centre okays 2% hike in DA for one crore staff, pensioners in boost for Diwali spendingThe hike in DA will be with effect from 1 July, 2016
Apr 25, 2016
Govt hikes minimum wage for contract workers to Rs 10,000On 17 April, Dattatreya had said the government would bring out an executive order to ensure that contract workers get a minimum wage of Rs 10,000 per month.